1949 Trifari ARABESQUE Alfred Philippe Gold Tone Crystal Loop Necklace Bracelet
Very minimal signs of wear, mostly on underside around clasps. Gold finish, with patina, is distinctively early Trifari and their use of the proprietary "Trifanium" gold finish. All stones intact and in mostly excellent condition. Fold over clasp on both bracelet and necklace are signed TRIFARI PAT. Confirming the date prior to 1955. 155,206 and bracelet patent no. 155,224 are both Alfred Philippe designs later patented September 13th, 1949. For size guidance, size of wrist in pictures is 6.5. This is part of Trifari's "Arabesque" series of jewelry, heavily advertised in newspapers. A clipping of one of those advertisements is included in the listing photos. An incredible, rare early Trifari design.